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Five Ways to Prevent Heart Disease

Improving your heart health is important year-round, but the topic is especially talked about each February during American Heart Month. We can improve our heart health and work to manage risk of cardiovascular disease by making smart - but simple - choices in our daily routines.

by February 22, 2018February 23, 2018
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Let’s Scale Back, Alabama

Scale Back Alabama. This 9-week weight-loss program has helped Alabamians lose more than 1.3 million pounds since January 2007, while awarding the top weight-loss participants with cash prizes.

by January 16, 2018January 22, 2018
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Wishing you Happy Holidays and Healthy Weight

Maintaining a healthy weight during holiday festivities can be a major challenge, but it’s important to remember that your pant size is not the only thing affected by consuming extra calories.

by December 20, 2017December 20, 2017
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Alzheimer’s Awareness

As our loved ones age, it can be difficult to cope with the responsibilities of caring for them and ensuring that they have all the resources they need to remain safe and comfortable. When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, that difficulty can feel as though it has been multiplied.

by November 22, 2017November 22, 2017
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Man up against Prostate Cancer

Approximately 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed in their lifetime. Early detection is crucial to finding and beating prostate cancer, which is why Infirmary Cancer Care is hosting free prostate cancer screenings from 8-10:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, in Mobile, Fairhope, Bay Minette and Atmore.

by September 8, 2017September 8, 2017
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Back to School: Straight Talk About Vaccinations

With school starting back soon, Dr. Mary Wells of Infirmary Pediatrics was asked to weigh in on immunizations for a feature in Access Magazine. Dr. Wells explains what she’s learned about the importance of vaccinations in her 20+ years of experience.

by August 1, 2017July 31, 2017
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Staying Ahead of Skin Cancer

No matter your race, ethnicity, age or gender, the fact remains that 1 in 5 Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime.

by May 2, 2017May 2, 2017